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The best way to enhance your inclusive leadership is by empowering and coaching others.

ISLC Executive and Leadership Coaching Accreditation Programs (Level One and Level Two) are certified coach training pathways with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

The Executive and Leadership Coaching Essentials Level Oneprogram enables anyone new to coaching and also experienced coaches seeking recognition, to acquire expertise in conducting effective coaching activities. The Level One journey includes Readings, Discussion, a 3-day Module One Program, Peer Coaching Group, and an Essay.

This event is the mentioned Module One program, which is the key component of the Level One accreditation program. It begins with pre-reading materials and peer discussions within learning groups. This commences three weeks before this 3-day face-to-face Module One program.



The Executive and Leadership Coaching Essentials Level One program utilises a unique "Acquisition-Application-Integration" approach to develop coaches who walk the talk. The participants' journey will include: pre-reading, an intensive 3-day training program (Module One program), a reflective learning task, a Supervised Coaching Internship (SCI), and two Competencies Master Classes (CMC). 


Participants will:

Understand executive coaching and the broader organizational context,

Be able to apply the foundational models of executive coaching,

Understand the intricacies of coaching relationships, 

Understand the intent and application of the coach questioning process,

Understand coaching from the inside, by coaching and being coached,

Demonstrate the ICF core competencies as a coach.


The content of ISLC Module One covers:

• ICF Core Competencies

• Why Leadership

• Definition & Roles of leadership Coaching

• Coaching Mindset

• Essential Skills

• GROW Model

• Coaching Demonstration

• Ethics in Coaching

• Coaching Agreement & Coaching Process

• Observed-Co-Coaching Circles

• Mentoring in Practice

• Reading list 


After completing the Module One program, participants can continue to complete a reflective learning task, a Supervised Coaching Internship (SCI), Peer Coaching Group, and two Competencies Master Classes (CMC).

Successful completion of all requirements leads to ISLC Level One Certificate and ACC qualification.

Level One graduates are eligible to attend Level Two which will provide them with enhanced coaching skills to work in environments of greater complexity.


ISLC offers two ICF credentials training programs, corresponding with the quantity of education and coaching experience required to earn it.

The credentials are:

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) – require to completed 60 hours of coach specific education and 100 hours of client coaching experience;

Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – require to Completed 125 hours of coach specific education and 500 hours of client coaching experience


After graduating from Level One, all alumni join the worldwide ISLC online community giving them access to the faculty. The alumni community has access to a wide variety of resources, including webinars, reading lists, sample coaching engagement contracts, the ISLC and ICF codes of ethics (CoE), and samples of coaching contract proposals.

Additionally, alumni can pose questions to the community to explore global best practice. Alumni members are invited to face-to-face and online events in their region.

Completing Module One is a prerequisite for people interested in working with ISLC as an Associate.



Our faculty has trained over 3,000 coaches in China in the past ten years. 

Credibility in Coaching

The credibility of our coaches comes from wealth of experience in coaching leaders in different markets, industries and cultures.

Integrated Coaching Application

ISLC partners with world-renowned MBA/Graduate programs to prepare the coaches to apply coaching in the real-world business situation. 

ICF Accredited

ISCL Level one and Level Two programs can lead directly to credential with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

ISLC Focuses Principally on Executive Coaching

ISLC is motivated by our purpose to improve the performance and wellbeing of individuals, teams and organizations through coaching.

Our strength-based approach to executive coaching draws on multiple disciplines, integrating the latest research in adult learning, neuroscience and positive psychology. 


Essentials Level One is a strong enabler to start self reflection, think about the own attitudes and strengths, provides a very useful tool set and finally is the first step for an handsome journey to become a professional Coach

-- Marco Morea, General Manager, Bosch Shenzhen

Opened a new horizon on my professional life. Well presented workshop, even with hybrid online/onsite facilitation team."

-- Linda Wang, Head of Roche China Academy

As an individual, coach learning and practice enables me to reshape myself and others: through professional coaching techniques, I apply own experience and insights to stimulate the potential of others , inspiring them to pursue goals and visions. As the leader of organizational transformation, I am promoting the coaching culture based on the core value, unleashing the potentials of employees, teams and organizations, and helping continuously improve business performance.

-- Sherry Zhou, Senior Direcotor, Greater China, Global Commercial Training and Education, Smith & Nephews

The executive coach training equips me with a well structured and guided process, where I am able to help my team members through asking powerful questions and inspiring them to generate their own solutions.

-- Li Wang, Lilly Sr VP,Head of Lilly China Drug Development & Medical Affairs Center

Coaching Level One leads me to the point of high respect towards the coaching concept in general which is often not well understood and a basic understanding how a valuable coach has to act in order to built up a trustful relationship to the counterpart to help her/him to improve by making use of the insights and out of box capabilities of our counterpart.

-- Stefan Dette, President JUMO China 


Professional experience in the business world is a prerequisite to attending the Level One Program as we focus on Executive Coaching. The program aims to improve the working and personal life of the person being coached, as a result, it also improves organisational effectiveness. Coaching knowledge and previous experience in coaching are helpful but not necessary to attend the Level One Program.


Module One Price: RMB 19,800  

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